3 Williams Road
Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education; Graduate Diploma of Human Relationships Education; Diploma of Educational Psychology Graduate Diploma of Social Science in Family Therapy. Fully qualified and accredited Psychologist and Family Therapist
I started my professional career as a secondary teacher, working in schools for over twenty years. I have also been a psychologist for over twenty years. I have thus have thus spent over forty years working with the issues of individuals and their families.
After retraining as a psychologist, I worked in the Salvation Army Bridge Program, Taskforce, Odyssey House, Inner South Community Health Centre, Genesis Medical Centre, Meadows Medical Centre, and at the Albert Road Clinic. I commenced my private practice in Prahran in 1996, and then moved to my Rooms in South Yarra in 2008.
I was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia in early 2017, and took the rest of the year off work to focus on my health. I have made a good recovery from my stem cell transplant and began working in Windsor in January, 2018.
I have also run a variety of groups –
-for problematic cannabis users,
-for Naltrexone users,
-for parents and partners of the addicted, offering training and supervision for telephone counsellors dealing with calls involving life-threatening illnesses made by the diagnosed or their carers, and
-for partners of women with post-natal depression